Scottsdale, AZ

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2022 Population
240,537
0.776% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
48.4
1.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.77%
0.716% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$104,197
6.97% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$651,800
20.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
126,957
1.19% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Scottsdale, AZ had a population of 241k people with a median age of 48.4 and a median household income of $104,197. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Scottsdale, AZ grew from 238,685 to 240,537, a 0.776% increase and its median household income grew from $97,409 to $104,197, a 6.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Scottsdale, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.14%), White (Hispanic) (5.08%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.72%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.13%).

None of the households in Scottsdale, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.3% of the residents in Scottsdale, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Scottsdale, AZ are Arizona State University Digital Immersion (483124) (14,649 degrees awarded in 2022), Arizona Culinary Institute (155 degrees), and Phoenix Seminary (50 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Scottsdale, AZ was $651,800, and the homeownership rate was 67%.

Most people in Scottsdale, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Scottsdale, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Scottsdale, AZ is home to a population of 241k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.8% of Scottsdale, AZ residents were born outside of the country (28.4k people).

In 2022, there were 15.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (187k people) in Scottsdale, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 12.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.3%
2022 Citizenship
95.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.3% of Scottsdale, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Scottsdale, AZ was 95.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Scottsdale, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    187k ± 3.19k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    12.4k ± 1.66k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 1.34k
10.4%
Hispanic Population
25.1k people

In 2022, there were 15.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (187k people) in Scottsdale, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 12.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.4% of the people in Scottsdale, AZ are hispanic (25.1k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    500,763 ± 16,756 people
  2. India
    40,959 ± 4,955 people
  3. Canada
    39,634 ± 4,874 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 500,763 Arizona residents, followed by India with 40,959 and Canada with 39,634.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
28.4k people
11.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
28.2k people

As of 2022, 11.8% of Scottsdale, AZ residents (28.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Scottsdale, AZ was 11.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    5,062 ± 570
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,859 ± 374
  3. Korea
    1,263 ± 290

Scottsdale, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Scottsdale, AZ employs 127k people. The largest industries in Scottsdale, AZ are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (18,385 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (15,375 people), and Finance & Insurance (14,343 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($149,352), Manufacturing ($109,036), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($102,955).

Males in Arizona have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,270. The income inequality in Arizona (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

127k
2022 Value
± 3,041
1.19%
1 Year growth
± 3.35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Scottsdale, AZ grew at a rate of 1.19%, from 125k employees to 127k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Scottsdale, AZ, are Management Occupations (24,101 people), Sales & Related Occupations (18,097 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (13,874 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Scottsdale, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

127k
2022 Value
± 3,041
1.19%
1 Year growth
± 3.35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Scottsdale, AZ grew at a rate of 1.19%, from 125k employees to 127k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Scottsdale, AZ, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (18,385 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (15,375 people), and Finance & Insurance (14,343 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Scottsdale, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Scottsdale, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$82,276
Median earning men ± $4,233
$56,359
Median earning women ± $1,251

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($120,742), Information ($105,089), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($99,611).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($70,208), Public Administration ($69,922), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,221).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.3%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.15M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 2.3% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.21%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arizona.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arizona went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Kyrsten Sinema won election to the Senate as a Democrat in 2018
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arizona have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Scottsdale, AZ awarded 14,857 degrees. The student population of Scottsdale, AZ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 22,608 male students and 40,420 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Scottsdale, AZ are White (8,516 and 57.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,895 and 19.7%), Black or African American (1,027 and 6.99%), and Asian (769 and 5.23%).

The largest universities in Scottsdale, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Arizona State University Digital Immersion (483124) (14,649 and 98.6%), Arizona Culinary Institute (155 and 1.04%), and Phoenix Seminary (50 and 0.337%).

The most popular majors in Scottsdale, AZ are General Special Education & Teaching (1,507 and 10.1%), General Psychology (1,045 and 7.03%), and Registered Nursing (611 and 4.11%).

The median tuition cost in Scottsdale, AZ for a public four year colleges is $10,978 for in-state students and $13,248 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Scottsdale, AZ, the percentage of applicants admitted was 64.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 54.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 63,028 (35.9% men and 64.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 63,028 students enrolled in Scottsdale, AZ, 35.9% men and 64.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 32,863 records, of which 64.2% were women and 35.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 448 degrees awarded
  2. 881 degrees awarded
  3. 601 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Scottsdale, AZ was Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services with 448 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 14,649 degrees awarded
  2. 155 degrees awarded
  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Arizona State University Digital Immersion (483124) with 14,649 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 4,856 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Scottsdale, AZ, which is 0.486 times less than the 10,001 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 8,516 degrees mean that there were 2.94 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2,895 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($10,978) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($110) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.12% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (1.42M), High School or Equivalent (1.41M), and Bachelors Degree (1.02M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Scottsdale, AZ was $651,800 in 2022, which is 2.31 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $540,000 to $651,800, a 20.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Scottsdale, AZ is 67%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Scottsdale, AZ have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Scottsdale, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Scottsdale, AZ is $104,197. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Scottsdale, AZ was Census Tract 2168.49 with a value of $208,281, followed by Census Tract 2168.51 and Census Tract 101.02, with respective values of $197,692 and $181,408.

Property

$651,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,660
$77,574
Median Property Taxes
±$2,119

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Scottsdale, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

67%
Homeownership
2022
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67% of the housing units in Scottsdale, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2168.49
  2. Census Tract 2168.51
  3. Census Tract 101.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Scottsdale, AZ was Census Tract 2168.49 with a value of $208,281, followed by Census Tract 2168.51 and Census Tract 101.02, with respective values of $197,692 and $181,408.

The following map shows all of the places in Scottsdale, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$104,197
Median Household Income
± $3,267
116k
Number of Households
± 2,876

In 2022, the median household income of the 116k households in Scottsdale, AZ grew to $104,197 from the previous year's value of $97,409.

The following chart displays the households in Scottsdale, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Scottsdale, AZ is from Arizona.
0.457
2022 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2022, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.545% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (64.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (26.5%)
  3. Carpooled (4.85%)

In 2022, 64.2% of workers in Scottsdale, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (26.5%) and those who carpooled to work (4.85%).

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Scottsdale, AZ have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.25% of the workforce in Scottsdale, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Scottsdale, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Scottsdale, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.77% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Scottsdale, AZ (16.2k out of 239k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Scottsdale, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.7% of the population of Scottsdale, AZ has health coverage, with 53.1% on employee plans, 5.01% on Medicaid, 20.4% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 0.895% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Maricopa County, AZ see 1419 patients per year on average, which represents a 2% decrease from the previous year (1448 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1464 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 639 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,419 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maricopa County, AZ

Primary care physicians in Maricopa County, AZ see an average of 1,419 patients per year. This represents a 2% decrease from the previous year (1,448 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Maricopa County, AZ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 15.1% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.26%
Uninsured
53.1%
Employer Coverage
5.01%
Medicaid
20.4%
Medicare
15.3%
Non-Group
0.895%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Scottsdale, AZ declined by 1.75% from 5.36% to 5.26%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Scottsdale, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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